Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp 544–544 | Cite as

Evidence for autosomal dominant inheritance?

  • Takeo Iwama
  • Toshiyuki Matsui
Letter To The Editor


Public Health Autosomal Dominant Inheritance 


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© The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takeo Iwama
    • 1
  • Toshiyuki Matsui
    • 2
  1. 1.TokyoJapan
  2. 2.FukuokaJapan

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